LGBTQI+ Parents

LGBTQI+ Parents

This booklet is currently being updated with new information. We will upload the new version to the website as soon as it’s ready. 
You are welcome to order copies of the booklet on our Publications page or over the phone and we will send the copies to you when it is ready. Thank you very much for your patience.

Legal Rights in Respect of Children

  • Guardianship
  • Access
  • Custody
  • Child Maintenance

Family Types

  • Child from a previous opposite-sex relationship
  • Adoptive Parents
  • Foster Parents
  • Parents as a result of Assisted Human Reproduction (AHR)
  • Surrogacy
  • Transgender people and parenting

Other Relevant Issues

  • Birth Registration
  • Social Welfare
  • Maternity Benefit/Leave
  • Adoptive Benefit/Leave
  • Paternity Benefit/Leave
  • Parental Leave
  • Tax/Succession
  • Shared Parenting

While every effort has been made to ensure that the information in this leaflet is accurate, no responsibility can be accepted by Treoir for any error or omission.

Step-Parent Adoption Leaflet

Guardianship Leaflet

Download the Information Pack here